[Malaysia] Bangsar Village Post-Valentine’s Day Date

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Valentine’s Day 2017 in Malaysia fell on a Tuesday. So Jet and I decided to move our V-Date to the weekend. We’ve been looking for a good lobster restaurant here in Kuala Lumpur and found Pince & Pints KL in Bangsar Village. It’s a small restaurant, seats roughly 70 pax, including the bar area. But the food’s good. A bit pricey, yes, but hey it’s Valentine’s Day! We’re all about indulgence.  Took a few photos. I’m a bad food blogger. I take bad food photos. But here you go. Bangsar Village has that small community feel to it.   To the […]

A Taste of Old World Flavors at Marivent Café

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Words By Katherine Castillo Eustaquio Photos by Nicole Alvaro Published in Balikbayan Magazine   Food plays an integral role in defining a country’s culture. The more we travel, the more we open our taste buds to unique flavors, which give a nation its distinct identity. The food at Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar reminds one of summers spent in the province, where women prepare good, old-fashioned dishes for their guests in an open-air “dirty” kitchen.  It reminds one of a time when “lunch” was served on a long table, whether in the immaculate dining room or in the backyard. Hearty […]

Hong Kong Trip 2011: Local Eats

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One of the best things about traveling to a new country is trying the local eats, am I right? So here are some of the local eats we tried in Hong Kong. The beef noodles that we ate at a small restaurant in one MTR station.   Flaky, savory pastry. We bought this home as a pasalubong. They’re filled with corned beef-like, dried slices of beef.   Chicken chop rice meal from the Citygate Outlets mall food court. Red bean dessert from the Citygate Outlets mall food court.   Jet and I like checking out the differences in local McDonald’s. I […]